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Since Challenger

We rebuilt and resumed after the disaster, a good lesson to remember 30 years later

Eight decades past, when hydrogen-filled dirigibles were a ...

Skiers killed in avalanche near Jackson went over cliff

JACKSON (AP) -- Two skiers who were killed in an avalanche just south of Jackson Hole were carried over a 100-foot cliff before they died.
Investigators said ...

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will discuss and could adopt new measures on Thursday to protect big-game migration routes, including ...

Wyoming Digest

United to continue Cody-Denver flights
POWELL (AP) -- United Airlines will continue to offer daily, round-trip flights between Cody and Denver despite ...

The Riverton Branch Library and R Recreation hosted an all day yoga "sit-in" Tuesday in the community room. Kids were encouraged to join "Yeti Yoga" during an ...

Biggest weekend of winter carnival coming up now

On tap are ice sculpting, coin hunting for kids, hole-in-one golf, quilt show, crab crack and balloon rides.

The 2016 Wild West Carnival is off to a ...

Thermopolis rancher Wyatt Agar said he plans to run for the Wyoming Senate seat longtime Sen. Gerald Geis is vacating at the end of the year. Geis is retiring ...

Trial set for man charged with stabbing minor in face

A man accused of stabbing a minor in the face during a drunken argument is scheduled to go to trial in March.
Martin James Goggles pleaded not guilty Jan. 20 ...

Rigorous Job Corps asks a lot from its students; most make the grade

Local leaders who attended a community relations council meeting this month at the Wind River Job Corps say the facility offers a structured environment for ...

Lady Cougars punched by Big Piney

The Wind River Lady Cougars fell to 0-2 in Class 2-A Southwest after dropping a 62-46 decision to the Big Piney Punchers in Sublette County on Friday night. ...

Rams come close, remain winless in league

The Dubois Rams dropped to 0-3 in Class 1-A Northwest league play after a pair of weekend loses.
On Friday, the Rams made the long trek to Meeteetse and fell ...

Joanne Inez Roberts

Joanne Inez Roberts of Riverton has died. No services are planned.
She was born Dec. 18, 1928, in Waltman. As a young girl, she moved to Riverton, where she ...

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Births

GIVENS
A child was born to Erin Thompson of Crowheart and Jay Givens of Crowheart at 11:00 a.m. Jan. 18, ...

Burglar's letter probably helped reduce jail time

Editor:
Angela Rapone wrote in to congratulate the serial car burglar Jeramie Lewis for having the courage to write a letter to the editor apologizing for his ...

Saved siren

Riverton's longtime alert signal will be moved but preserved

The fire whistle on top of the old Riverton City Hall didn't occupy the thoughts of most ...

Yellowstone sued over access to bison slaughter specifics

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A wildlife advocate and a freelance journalist sued the National Park Service on Tuesday to gain access to a program that ships ...

Wyoming digest

Man killed when car hits horses
OSAGE (AP) -- A car collided with horses on a rural northeast Wyoming highway, killing a 57-year-old Newcastle resident. ...

Proper hash browns are a stand-alone dish.


One thing I've said exactly 6 gajillion and 11 times is, there are more bad examples of food out there ...

Aspen Park Elementary School students in Riverton participated in a visit from the University of Wyoming Ann Simpson Artmobile on Friday. The Artmobile travels ...

Meeting on state's digital learning plan Thursday

The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking input on its Statewide Digital Learning Plan (SDLP).
Students, parents, school staff, and other community ...

 
 

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